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RF Technician

Chelmsford, MA 01824

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 50279

Our client, located in Northern Massachusetts, is looking for an experienced RF Technician to join their team.

Job Overview:

The RF Technician will be conducting full RF test characterization of RF and microwave amplifiers to include the following amplifier types: low noise, high gain, broadband gain, variable gain, and power amplifiers. Characterization includes measurement of the following parameters: DC current, gain and return loss (small-signal s-parameters), noise figure, 1-dB and 3-dB compression points, harmonics, and intermodulation distortion (IP3). General familiarity with engineering test procedures, data taking, and storage is expected. Knowledge of data plotting in Microsoft Excel is a plus. General knowledge of microwave measurements and familiarity with the following equipment is required:
  • Network analyzer.
  • Spectrum analyzer.
  • Noise measurement equipment.
  • Oscilloscopes.
  • Digital voltmeters and ammeters.
  • RF power meters.
  • RF signal sources.
  • Waveform generators.
  • Hot/cold plates.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the RF and Microwave industry.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions.
  • General working knowledge of network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, power meter, noise figure meter, and RF signal sources.
  • Good hand eye coordination for work under a microscope is a plus.
  • Manual die attach and wire bonding experience are a plus.
  • Simple hand soldering knowledge and experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office is a plus.

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